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# Biostatistics

 Code 12510 Year 2 Semester S2 ECTS Credits 6 Workload TP(60H) Scientific area Mathematics Entry requirements Cálculo I Mode of delivery Face to Face. Work placements Not applicable Learning outcomes At the end of the curricular unit, students should be able to:- Obtain basic knowledge of Probability and Statistics, vital for future learning of more advanced concepts that arise in the course of academic and/or professional training.- Select and apply proper statistical methods to draw conclusions under uncertainty in Optometry and Vision Science. Syllabus 1. Introduction to Probability Theory: - axioms and laws of probability, conditional probability and independence of events; - Binomial, Geometric, Poisson, Normal distributions; - moments and Central Limit Theorem.2.Introduction to Statistical Inference: - point estimation; - confidence intervals, - hypothesis tests. Main Bibliography - Gonçalves, M. E., Nogueira, M. E. e Rosa, A. C. (2020). Probabilidades e estatística para ciências e tecnologia : conceitos e exercícios resolvidos .Edições Almedina. Cota: M-7.0-00029.- Hall, A., Neves, C. e Pereira, A. (2011). Grande maratona de estatística no SPSS. Escolar Editora. Cota: EG-4.2-00500.- Murteira, B., Ribeiro, C., Silva, J.A. e Pimenta, C. (2010). Introdução à estatística. Escolar Editora. Cota: EC-1.0-00135- Pedrosa, A. e Gama, S. (2004). Introdução computacional à probabilidade e estatísitca. Porto Editora. Cota: I-8.0-00013 Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The assessment of knowledge and skills acquired by students during teaching and learningis done by carrying out two evaluation moments (M1 and M2), classifiedfrom 0 to 10 values.The final teaching and learning classification, TLC, from 0 to 10 points, is calculated as follows:TLC=M1+M2.Exemption from the final exam is granted when the final teaching and learning classification is equal or greater than 9.5 values.All assessments carried out during the semester will be face-to-face if thenecessary conditions are granted, otherwise they will be carried out online. Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.

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Optometry and Vision Sciences
Last updated on: 2023-06-08

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